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Upcoming Family Friendly Events in Nashville

Mark your calendar and check out the best upcoming Family-friendly fun events that rock Nashville and middle Tennessee! Discover events packed full of family fun including Music, Food, Animals, Kid Activities, Sports, Events & much more all happening this week.

There are a number of ongoing events including indoor happenings for those rainy days when the kids need a fun activities. Check out all of the upcoming Family Events and our Kid and Family Guide for the best Family resources in Middle Tennessee.

Please follow the links to the websites to make sure dates and times are accurate and determiner if tickets need to be purchased prior to heading out.. Also some events weather can be a factor,

Upcoming Family Friendly Events

E.g., 12/17/2018
E.g., 12/17/2018
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12/17/2018 - 10:00am
12/20/2018 - 10:00am

Open now through May 20, 2019

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Dates: 
01/13/2019 - 9:00am
02/10/2019 - 9:00am

Having fun while learning. It is the key ingredient!

 
Dates: 
12/18/2018 (All day)
12/19/2018 (All day)

Open Tuesday - Sunday Reservations Encouraged The Rabbit Hole VR Arcade is a place for gamers, non-gamers, families, friend groups, locals, tourists and everyone in between to escape the everyday and immerse themselves in a virtual world fo

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Dates: 
12/19/2018 (All day)
12/20/2018 (All day)

Wednesday - Saturday

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Dates: 
12/18/2018 (All day)
12/19/2018 (All day)

Through January 13, 2019

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12/17/2018 - 4:00pm
12/18/2018 - 4:00pm

Get in the spirit of the season as you discover more than 3 million dazzling Christmas lights around every bend of our resort! Don’t miss the magic of the new lights and festive décor Santa’s Elves have added for 2018.

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Dates: 
12/18/2018 (All day)
12/19/2018 (All day)

November 9, 2018 – January 1, 2019

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Dates: 
12/17/2018 - 6:15pm
12/18/2018 - 6:15pm
This fun, sticky and interactive decorating tradition just got a whole lot sweeter. Choose a traditional gingerbread house and build the perfect candy home.
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12/17/2018 - 5:00pm
12/18/2018 - 5:00pm

Nov 20, 2018 - Jan 1, 2019 | Sunday - Thursday, 5:00PM - 10:00PM | Friday - Saturday, 5:00PM - 11:00PM

 
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12/17/2018 - 7:15pm
12/18/2018 - 7:15pm

November 17, 2018 - January 1, 2019 It is not everyday you hear about ice skating in Nashville but at Oprylands indoor ice rink you will find more than 7,000 square feet of real ice, this timeless holiday tradition has never been more fun.

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Dates: 
12/17/2018 - 5:00pm
12/18/2018 - 5:00pm

Nov 16 - Dec 31 | Open nightly at 5pm The Dancing Lights of Christmas returns to Wilson County and the James E.

 
Dates: 
12/18/2018 (All day)
12/19/2018 (All day)

Great on a rainy day or any day for the entire family. Always have new and exciting science adventures for young minds. Adventure Science Center should be at the top of every families To Do List!

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Dates: 
12/17/2018 - 5:00pm
12/18/2018 - 5:00pm

November 9, 2018 - January 1, 2019

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Dates: 
12/18/2018 (All day)
12/19/2018 (All day)

The Escape Game offers an escape from ordinary life that allows you to live out the stories you love. Here’s how it works: You and your team are locked in a room and have one hour to complete a mission and escape.

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12/18/2018 (All day)
12/19/2018 (All day)

Bells are ringing and spirits are bright! Enjoy an all new holiday lights tour like none other with Grand Avenue this season. Twinkling lights, steaming cider and holiday memories await!

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Dates: 
12/17/2018 - 6:00pm
12/18/2018 - 6:00pm

Franktown Festival of Lights - Williamson County’s only drive-thru light display featuring a full mile of holiday illumination – will be unwrapped for the first time this holiday season.

 
Dates: 
12/17/2018 - 5:00pm
12/18/2018 - 5:00pm

Delight in the joy of the holiday season during Holiday LIGHTS at Cheekwood. Nashville’s favorite tradition returns with ONE MILLION LIGHTS illuminating our gardens for the prettiest winter stroll of the season.

 
Dates: 
12/18/2018 (All day)
12/19/2018 (All day)

Underneath the 63-foot Sudekum Planetarium dome, you’ll find yourself immersed by 6.5 million stars as you’re whisked away on your journey across the planet, the galaxy and beyond.

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Dates: 
12/17/2018 - 5:00pm
12/18/2018 - 5:00pm

November 23, 2018 – December 30, 2018 | 5:00pm - 10:00 pm Delight in the joy of the holidays during Holiday LIGHTS at Cheekwood!

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Dates: 
01/05/2019 - 6:00pm
02/02/2019 - 6:00pm

Admire works of art from both local artist as well as artist from around the world. The first Saturday of each month you can enjoy this free art event from 6 PM to 9 PM in downtown Nashville.

 
Dates: 
12/21/2018 - 7:30pm
12/28/2018 - 7:30pm

Friday Night Contra Dances
A beautiful hall, lively music, expert callers…

When: Friday nights, 8:00-10:30 pm
Free lessons: for beginners, 7:30 pm

Where: Second Presbyterian Church
Fellowship Hall

 
Dates: 
01/04/2019 - 6:00pm
02/01/2019 - 6:00pm

The First Friday of Each Month is the Franklin Art Crawl in the beautiful downtown Franklin core and historic buildings!

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Dates: 
01/14/2019 - 3:00pm
01/28/2019 - 3:00pm

Be an engineer and learn how engineering is involved in everything we do! This club features hands on learning where kids will design bridges, create robots, and test out circuitry with DIY dough circuits.

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Dates: 
12/22/2018 - 10:30am
12/29/2018 - 10:30am

Stop in Parnassus Bookstore for stories, giggles, and songs every Saturday morning!

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Dates: 
12/17/2018 - 11:15am
12/18/2018 - 11:15am

November 16 - December 25 | See Website for Excluded Dates

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Dates: 
12/17/2018 - 5:00pm
12/18/2018 - 5:00pm

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event.

 
Dates: 
12/22/2018 - 10:00am
12/29/2018 - 10:00am

Each Saturday at 10 AM join us for Saturday Family Films at The Belcourt Theatre - check website to see which film and the suggested children's ages.

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Dates: 
12/20/2018 (All day)
12/21/2018 (All day)

Elf: The Musical · Nov 15 – Dec 29, 2018 · (Sunday Matinee & Dinner Dec 9, 2018)

 
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12/27/2018 - 9:45am
12/28/2018 - 9:45am

December 27, 28 & 29, 2018
NEW: January 4 & 5, 2019
10:00am – 2:00pm
Cost $10/hiker

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Dates: 
12/17/2018 - 7:30pm
12/18/2018 - 7:30pm

"Christmas audiences are special," explains Grant. "They tend to involve the whole family, and their emotions are a wonderful mix of anticipation and reverence.

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12/21/2018 - 7:30pm
12/22/2018 - 7:30pm

The Grand Ole Opry features a dynamic line-up of new stars, superstars, and legends of country music.

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Dates: 
01/10/2019 - 4:30pm
01/17/2019 - 4:30pm

Be an engineer and learn how engineering is involved in everything we do! This club features hands-on learning that teaches kids to actually build bridges, create robots, and test out circuitry with DIY-style batteries!

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Dates: 
12/29/2018 - 9:00am
01/26/2019 - 9:00am

Cruise in to Gateway Classic Cars every last Saturday of the month for Cars & Coffee: Presented by Grundy Insurance!
So far we have had some amazing turnouts, but we want to continue to grow!

 
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01/02/2019 - 8:30am
01/03/2019 - 8:30am

Come one! Come all! Step right up to Cirque du Science where The Science Guys will reveal secrets of the Greatest Show on Earth!

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12/21/2018 - 6:15pm
12/22/2018 - 6:15pm

Select Dates from November 15 - December 25, 2018 This holiday season, experience the elegance and sophistication of a Music City Christmas aboard the General Jackson Showboat!

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12/19/2018 - 7:00pm
12/20/2018 - 7:00pm

Celebrate the season with an evening of The King’s most beloved holiday tunes and hits.

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Dates: 
02/02/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
01/17/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Winnipeg Jets at the Bridgestone Arena

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03/19/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Toronto Maple Leafs at the Bridgestone Arena

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04/19/2019 (All day)

April 19th – 21st, 2019
Major Events: Cosplay Contest, Ramen Eating Contest, Anime Music Video Contest, Electronic Dance, Lolita Tea Party, Otaku Ball, Risque Cosplay Contest, J-Fashion Show, Lip-Sync Contest.

 
Dates: 
02/05/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Arizona Coyotes at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
12/18/2018 - 4:30pm

Be an engineer and learn how engineering in involved in everything we do! This club features hands on learning where kids will design bridges, create robots, and test out circuitry with DIY dough circuits.

 
Dates: 
01/19/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Florida Panthers at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
03/21/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins at the Bridgestone Arena

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04/13/2019 (All day)

Saturday, April 13, 2019

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Dates: 
12/21/2018 - 6:00pm

Friday, December 21, 2018
6:00pm – 8:30pm
Cost $20 / person

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Dates: 
02/07/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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01/26/2019 - 2:00pm

Harlem Globetrotters at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
03/27/2019 - 7:30pm

truTV Impractical Jokers 'The Cranjis McBasketball World Comedy Tour' at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
02/10/2019 - 11:30am

Nashville Predators vs. St. Louis Blues at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
02/02/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars at the Bridgestone Arena

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03/30/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Columbus Blue Jackets at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
12/22/2018 - 8:30am

Gather ’round for breakfast with the big guy himself! Enjoy all of your breakfast favorites like bacon and eggs, fruit, pancakes, yogurt, and even hot chocolate!

 
Dates: 
02/02/2019 - 7:00pm

Glenn Miller Orchestraat TPAC - Andrew Jackson Hall

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Dates: 
02/12/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Detroit Red Wings at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
02/05/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Arizona Coyotes at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
04/04/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Vancouver Canucks at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
12/18/2018 - 7:30pm

One of Christian music’s biggest stars returns to ring in the holiday season with your Nashville Symphony. Bring the family for a very special evening of holiday favorites and original tunes by Michael W. Smith, including:

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Dates: 
02/13/2019 - 6:00pm

TPAC InsideOut presents Arts Appetizer: A Bronx Ta...at TPAC - Andrew Jackson Hall

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02/14/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Montreal Canadiens at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
02/07/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
04/06/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
02/23/2019 - 7:30pm

Ira Glassat TPAC - Andrew Jackson Hall

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Dates: 
02/21/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Los Angeles Kings at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
02/10/2019 - 11:30am

Nashville Predators vs. St. Louis Blues at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
08/02/2019 - 8:00pm

Shawn Mendes at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
12/23/2018 - 7:30pm

Over five decades, The Oak Ridge Boys’ distinctive blend of country, gospel and pop has earned 30 Top Ten country hits and numerous GRAMMY®, Dove and CMA Awards.

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03/20/2019 - 6:00pm

TPAC InsideOut presents Arts Appetizer: Anastasiaat TPAC - Andrew Jackson Hall

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02/23/2019 - 4:30pm

Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
02/12/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Detroit Red Wings at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
09/27/2019 - 7:00pm

Carrie Underwood at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
04/20/2019 - 11:00am

PERFORMERS

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04/02/2019 - 7:00pm

HOT Season for Young People | Tales of Hoffmann Dr...at TPAC - Andrew Jackson Hall

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02/25/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Edmonton Oilers at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
02/14/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Montreal Canadiens at the Bridgestone Arena

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10/26/2019 - 8:00pm

Elton John at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
05/23/2019 - 6:00pm

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert at Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville Tennessee

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12/21/2018 - 7:00pm

MTSU vs Ole Miss at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
03/05/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Minnesota Wild at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
02/21/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Los Angeles Kings at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
07/06/2019 - 7:00pm

Beauty & the Beast with the Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville Tennessee

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Dates: 
12/27/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
03/09/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Carolina Hurricanes at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
12/21/2018 - 7:00pm

MTSU vs Ole Miss at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
02/23/2019 - 4:30pm

Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
12/29/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. New York Rangers at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
03/19/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Toronto Maple Leafs at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
12/27/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
02/25/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Edmonton Oilers at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
02/07/2019 - 4:30pm

Be an engineer and learn how engineering is involved in everything we do! This club features hands-on learning that teaches kids to actually build bridges, create robots, and test out circuitry with DIY-style batteries!

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Dates: 
02/01/2019 - 9:00am

The 2019 Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville will be celebrating its 29th glorious year from February 1-3, 2019, making the Show the longest-running, largest and most prestigious event of its kind in the country.

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01/01/2019 - 7:30pm

Nashville Predators vs. Philadelphia Flyers at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
03/21/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
12/29/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. New York Rangers at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
03/01/2019 - 7:30pm

World's Toughest Rodeo at the Bridgestone Arena

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Dates: 
02/08/2019 - 7:00pm

TobyMac’s popular “HITSDEEP Tour” will travel nationwide in 2019 making a stop in your area with Jeremy Camp, Jordan Feliz, Ryan Stevenson, We Are Messengers and Aaron Cole.

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01/15/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Washington Capitals at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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03/30/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Columbus Blue Jackets at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
01/01/2019 - 7:30pm

Nashville Predators vs. Philadelphia Flyers at the Bridgestone Arena

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